A History of Hickling to 1860
and of all its Clergy.
by Christopher Granger
Hickling Chronological Table of Events by C F K Granger
A Chronological Table of Events in relation to National and International Events (to 1529).
1212 King John has 28 young Welsh hostages executed at Nottingham
1215 Magna Carta 1215.
Lost treasure in Wash 1216.
Battle of Loncoln 1217
Beijing is captured by Ghengis Khan and burnt down, continuing to burn for a month
1227 Adam son of Robert de Hickling (patron Sir Robert de Hareston) Instituted 21 July 1227
1234 William de Hareston (patron Sir Robert de Hareston) Instituted 27 June 1234 Pre Christian tree of life sarcophagus built into tower of church.
1290 By Edict of Expulsion Edward I orders all Jews, perhaps 2,000 of them to leave England
1314 Footall banned to encourage archery
1319 Hugh de Halam to 1319; Hugh de Hallam was aged, decrepit and non compos mentis
1319 Simon de Bilborough coadjutor by 1319 and he resigned on 18 May 1319
1319 Adam de Preston from a Nottingham family of burgesses; (patron Sir Robert de Holland) Adam de Preston was Instituted on 7 July 1319.
He obtained permission for leave of absence to study at distant religious institutions on several occasions.
1321 Hickling church consecrated.
1321 Battle of Crecy English archers inflict historic defeat over France.
1339 Richard de Hakynthorp instituted in the person of his proctor, Sir William de Grey of Seagrave instituted 23 December 1339
1367 John de Ekynton
Richard II 1367 to 1399. 1351 Statute of Labours – maximum wage introduced to stop labourers from exploiting their shortage following the black death but was ultimately unsuccessful and a new yeoman class were able to create their own businesses.
1375 Richard de Grey resigned 7 July 1375
Font installed in Hickling church at about this time
1375 John Fysheburne (patron Alice Grey) instituted 7 July 1375
John Wayte resigned to take up rectory of Walesby
1377 Pope Gregory VII moves the papacy back to Rome from Avignon
1397 Thomas Wilford from a Nottingham family of burgesses (patron John Grey) instituted 15th August 1397.
Dick Whittington Mayor of London
1399 Henry IV crowned King having forced unpopular Richard II to abdicate.
1401 William Haxey (patron John Grey) instituted 6th February 1401.
Tamburlaine raids Baghdad
1407 William Haxey probate 11 July 1407
1407 John Bowland (patron John Walsh and Isabel nee Grey) instituted 11 July1407.
Richard Conyngston, Canon and Prebendary of Southwell, his wife, daughter of John Grey. R Conyngston buried at Southwell 1414
1413 John Wysow (patron Emeline Grey (widow of John)) instituted 9 February 1413, died Sept 1449
1415 Battle of Agincourt.
Council of Constance condemns Wycliffe’s writings and after Jan Hus refuses to recant his heresy, he is burnt at the stake.
1432 William Sharp of Hickling sues John Candeler of Nottingham for six shillings unpaid on the sale of two oxen
1441 John Wysow sues John Bolers for 15 pence.
Thos Well of Hickling accused of trespass.
John Harry granted a licence
1449 John Wysow probate 9 October 1449
John Bithekirk from a Wilford family of burgesses
Council of Basel dissolves itself.
Felix V, the last antipope, resigns and accepts a cardinal’s hat.
1459 John Warner (feoffees of Alice Leake, wife of John Leake and daughter of John Grey) instituted 27 March 1459
John Bithekirk resigned as rector of Hickling
1461 Yorkist army routed the Lancastrians, bringing Edward IV to the throne taking advantage of strong winds to carry arrows in snow storm.
1462 Thomas Deacon from a Nottingham family of burgesses (patrons John Savage and Thomas Leake) instituted 11 May 1462
1476 William Caxton sets up printing press Westminster 1476
1484 Thomas Clarke chaplain
Thomas Deacon buried 22 January 1484.
Treaty of Nottingham, truce between England and Scotland
1484 Brother Thomas Stanthorp, prior of Nove Loco (Newstead) (patron John Leake of Sutton) instituted 1st January 1484
1485 Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond ascends the throne as Henry VII after the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field.
1505 Thomas Basford from a Nottingham family of burgesses (assigns of John Leake) instituted 26th October
1508 William Nevyle (patron John Leake of Sutton) instituted 19 January 1508
1509 Henry VIII becomes king on the death of his father.
Istambul eathquake destroys 69 mosques and kills 10,000 people.
1510 Thomas Porte (patron John Leake of Sutton) instituted 31 January 1510
1515 Ralph Babyngton, curate John Kemp (patron Sir John Leake) instituted 9 April 1515
1517 Thomas Hand, chaplain
Earliest Hickling layman’s Will in English: Richard Kem (Kemp?) 1517
1521 John Bailey (patron Sir George Chaworth). John Bailey instituted as rector 16 September 1521
Ralph Babyngton died 29 August 1521
1529 Thomas Smith to 1540.
On the dissolution of the monasteries, Sir Thomas Gresham acquired lands from …
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